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New York Times, Tuesday, March 8, 1966

Author:
Unknown
Editor:
Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 74, Blocks: 38, Avg Word Len: 5.05, Missing: { J Q W X }, Scrabble score: 298 (avg 1.59)
Open Squares: 63, Cheaters: 6, FITB: 3, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 4
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© 1966, The New York TimesNo. 6,051
Across
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Baffle. : POSE
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Certain resorts. : SPAS
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Monarch. : SHAH
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Son: Ger. : SOHN
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Turn to one side. : SHUNT
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Nimbus. : HALO
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Obstacle. : SNAG
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Teases. : TANTALIZES
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Share. : TAKEPART
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Become strengthened. : TONEUP
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Revise. : EMEND
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Most primitive. : RUDEST
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Located in a particular place. : BASED
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Looked over carefully: Slang. : CASED
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Baltic land: Abbr. : POL
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Severity. : RIGOR
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Pits in mine shafts. : SUMPS
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Integers. : ONES
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Titled. : NAMED
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Vest-pocket ___. : PARK
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Brinks. : EDGES
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Dam. : MARES
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Islet. : KEY
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Urns. : VASES
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Nibbles. : BITES
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Picks up the trail. : SCENTS
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Sticktight seeds. : BURRS
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Ancient capital of Laconia. : SPARTA
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Relegates. : CONSIGNS
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Say the wrong thing. : MAKEABREAK
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Carbon. : SOOT
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Luau instruments. : UKES
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Sings merrily. : LILTS
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Ripped. : TORE
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Adventure. : GEST
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Small reptiles. : EFTS
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Kind of cheese. : EDAM
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Listen! : PSST
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Gaelic girl's name. : OONA
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Get going. : SHAKEALEG
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Decorates richly. : ENGEMS
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Potsherd. : SHARD
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Football play. : PUNT
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Social insect. : ANT
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Position. : STATUS
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Paid marked attention (to). : SHINEDUP
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Subjects to horseplay, tricks, etc. : HAZES
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Eskimo's neighbor. : ALEUT
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Infirmary: Abbr. : HOSP
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Star's substitute. : STANDIN
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Ore deposits. : LODES
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Noble. : PEER
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More unusual. : RARER
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Lord of the spies. : BOND
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Unconscious states. : COMAS
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Hall of Fame name. : POE
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Partner of fun. : GAMES
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Succeeds. : MAKESGOOD
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Man at the top: Abbr. : PRES
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Firmament. : SKY
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Harshest. : SEVEREST
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Exposes the sham pretensions of: Colloq. : DEBUNKS
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___ Maria. : SANTA
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Knights. : SIRS
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Unvarying. : STABLE
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Sad: Fr. : TRISTE
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"When I was a child, I ___ as a child . . . " : SPAKE
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Jumbles. : CAKES
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Gravy dishes. : BOATS
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Priggish. : SMUG
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Ancient Briton. : CELT
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Ibsen role. : NORA
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Slow down, in skiing. : STEM
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Region of Morocco. : RIF

Answer summary: 4 debuted here and reused later, 6 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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Crosswords published prior to Nov. 21, 1993 are provided by David Steinberg and The Pre-Shortzian Puzzle Project.

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